Mr. Bartucz Posts

Isn’t college supposed to challenge your mind and take you outside of your comfort zone?


A great article in The Atlantic on how the term “Growth Mindset” is being used and misused:


The Impact of Translated Flipped-Classroom Videos in 8th Grade Algebra – John Bartucz The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether translating flipped-classroom micro-lectures into Spanish and Somali would…

Research Teacher Preparation Collaborative

As part of my action research project, I have written a literature review of English Language Learners in the mathematics classroom, technology in the classroom and the use of flipped…

Teacher Preparation Collaborative

A great article for new math teachers:


This is the first of my “flipped” videos that has been translated into Somali for the EL students in my classes. I know that the voice/video timing isn’t perfect, but…


I get asked a lot for links to places to learn programming. Here is a short list of what I came up with for a middle-school-aged child. If you have…


I just wanted to write a quick post about the Minnesota Middle School Association conference this past week. It is a smaller conference with about 500 attendees, but it was…


I had a great time today teaching Google Sites to Mr. Weyers’ 5th-Grade class. Thanks for the opportunity!¬†


“kids who took part in a regular physical activity program showed important enhancement of cognitive performance and brain function.”